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Job of the Week: HPC Specialist in Software Development at DKRZ

The German Climate Computing Centre (DKRZ) is seeking and HPC and Specialist in Software Development in our Job of the Week. “DKRZ is involved in numerous national and international projects in the field of high-performance computing for climate and weather research. In addition to the direct user support, depending on your interest and ability, you will also be able to participate in this development work.”

Agreement Ensures Ongoing HPC Funding for Climate Research at DKRZ in Germany

Today German officials signed a contract for the long-term financing of a new supercomputer for DKRZ. The new machine will be used for climate research. “We need to understand much better how climate changes influence our way of life and vice versa – locally and globally,” said Katharina Fegebank, Senator for Science, Research and Equality. “This interplay is highly complex. Wise solutions are therefore dependent on sound scientific knowledge.”

Simulating Sea Ice Leads at DKRZ

Researchers at DKRZ are using supercomputers to better understand the movement of sea ice. “Sea ice is an important component of the Earth System, which is often being discussed in terms of integrated quantities such as Arctic sea ice extent and volume.”